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Sinopec-SK JV starts operations at Wuhan cracker complex

2:52 PM MDT | August 26, 2013 | —Deepti Ramesh

Sinopec says that its Sinopec Wuhan affiliate started production on 13 August at its previously announced petrochemical complex at Wuhan, China. The project, which comprises 11 production units, including a naphtha cracker with capacity for 800,000 m.t./year of ethylene, was built with a total investment of 16.56 billion renminbi ($2.7 billion), Sinopec says. The complex will make a total of 2.3 million m.t./year of products, including 600,000 m.t./year of polyethylene and 400,000 m.t./year of polypropylene. SK Global Chemical, the petrochemical business of SK...

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